Phil Rizzuto, famous Yankee shortstop, benefited from his popularity in New York, and became a broadcaster as his on-field career was coming to an end. These recordings are of a syndicated program from 1954, two years before he would be released by the Yankees. "The Scooter," as he was called, had a way of speaking that resonated with working people who would consider his Yankee play-by-play peppered with stories and insights that only a player could have as one of the main reasons to tune in...
Keywords: old time radio; Phil Rizzuto; New York Yankees; baseball; broadcasting; sports; Bill Stern; Mel Allen
|Bill Stern Show (Old Time Radio)|
Bill Stern was a sportscaster who when not in the broadcast booth, had a 15 minute program where he relayed exciting stories about his guests. The stories were similar to the kind Paul Harvey would tell years later in his "The Rest of the Story" program. Stern would add drama and excitement to the stories, well beyond what they deserved, and focused on irony or coincidence. They are entertaining. For some sports figures, the Stern shows are the only recordings that exist of their voices...
Keywords: sports; Bill Stern; Bucky Harris; Gene; Autry; Eddie; Cantor; Connie Mack; Frank Sinatra; Dizzy Dean; Red Grange; Joe Louis; Sammy Kaye; Bob Feller; baseball; football; boxing
|The Voice of The Army - WA4CZD|
The Voice of the Army was produced by the U.S. Army Recruiting Publicity Bureau. Dates are approximate. "Names on the List" was written by Cpl. Jacques Finke and Cpl. Donald Agger, and won an Ohio State Citation in 1945. 1944-xx-xx AFRS Voice of the Army 213 Names on the List Helen Hayes.mp3 1944-xx-xx AFRS Voice of the Army 214 Hospital Train Helen Hayes.mp3 1945-xx-xx AFRS Voice of the Army 269 Report Number B-129 Frank Lovejoy.mp3 1946-xx-xx AFRS Voice of the Army 303 Killroy Was Here Arnold ...
Keywords: AFRS; OTR; Old Time Radio; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; Bill Stern; Ethel Smith; Bob Thomas; Hugh Herbert; Hal McIntyre; Fred Waring; Dorothy Gish; Sonny Tufts; Peggy Ann Garner; Rise Stevens; Arthur Treacher; Margaret Whiting; Nat King Cole; John Dall; Adolph Menjou; John Hodiak; Jimmy Stewart; Alice Marble; Murrow, Edward R., 1908-1965; Milton Cross; Henry Fonda; Gloria Swanson; Robert Sterling; Arlene Francis; De Marco Sisters; Johnny Desmond; Arnold Strang; Tex McCrary; Helen Hayes; Frank Lovejoy; Pat O'brien; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Recruiting & Enlistment
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